Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, December 8, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, December 8, 2010

How Build America bonds will affect local community projects

The Build America bonds program was passed as part of the stimulus in 2009, and was aimed at continuing the investments put in community and state projects like building bridges and roads. Congress will decide if it should be extended after Jan. 1.
Posted In: Investing

Betting your business on the Heat

The all-star lineup of the Miami Heat hasn't quite lived up to expectations yet, but that doesn't mean sports fans aren't placing big bets on the team. Take this Miami bar owner, who's put his business on the line each time the Heat loses. Phil Latzman reports.
Posted In: Sports

HBO considers going a la carte

Thanks to cheaper online entertainment options like Netflix, it's estimated at HBO will lose 1.5 million subscribers this year. The channel is considering some drastic changes.
Posted In: Entertainment

Just how stable are the U.S. capital markets

The Senate Banking Committee will look at how to make U.S. capital markets more stable. David Gura explains

Obama's tax agreement could increase the GDP according to analysts

Jeremy Hobson speaks to Richard DeKaser about Obama's tax agreement, and how it will effect the GDP.

Dodger owner divorce gets messy, in court and in the clubhouse

Steve Chiotakis talks with Josh Fisher, who runs about how the divorce of Dodger owners Frank and Jamie McCourt is affecting the team.
Posted In: Sports

Even Britain's pubs are feeling recession pains

They are the most British of British institutions -- but pub owners say they are being hit from two directions: the global economic slowdown means people are buying fewer drinks -- and the housing collapse has reduced property values.

Investors dump bonds after President Obama's announcement

The market has reacted to President Obama's announcement yesterday of an agreement to extend tax cuts and unemployment. David Gura explains.

Germany's latest numbers could be good news for the global economy

Although Germany's export numbers fell during October, Stephen Beard reports there could be some good news for the global recovery in Germany's latest numbers.

The Supreme Court will hear arguments in an immigration case

The Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case that's central to the debate over immigration. At issue is an Arizona law that punishes employers for knowingly hiring undocumented workers. Jeff Tyler has more.
Posted In: Immigration

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Blind Paper Dragon
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